The trio enlisted a variety of producers for their debut, including Dr. The album itself went on to sell over four million copies in the U. Its version of "Word to the Mutha! Considerably less popular than the debut, it did achieve gold status with U. A much lengthier BBD break was prolonged by all three members' participation in a New Edition reunion, but the trio returned in with BBD , a brash set that failed to produce any charting singles. New Edition subsequently became active once again, mostly as a touring act. All six members celebrated NE 's 30th anniversary in , and they accepted a Soul Train Lifetime Achievement Award the following year.
Two singles from the album, " Poison " and " Do Me! The band released three more albums, though none had the success of their debut. Their most recent album Three Stripes came out in Despite only producing four albums of original material in a year span, the group has continuously toured and performed live, both as an act on their own and on several New Edition reunion tours. Throughout the s, the line-up changed and the group matured and sought to branch out in new musical directions.
The lyrics describe the dangers of falling in love with a deceptive woman. Straite had originally planned to feature the song on his own album, but plans changed when the members of Bell Biv DeVoe heard his demo version. It was a letter. When I wrote it as a song, I let a lot of my friends hear it, and they said it was weird. After that, I put the music together. On the Billboard Hot singles chart, "Poison" rose from number fifty-two to number thirty-eight in the week of April 14, , and eventually peaked at number three for four consecutive weeks, beginning on June 9, The single also peaked at number one on the Hot Black Singles chart for two weeks.
I don't think it's going overboard, though, to state one very possible and very likely scenario, and that is that this girl may likely be completely indoctrinated and believing. I had told him that if he hadn't changed jobs, that I wouldn't have left him but that our relationship would probably become irreparable. My sisters married to the temple served a mission etcв.